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DDAGGETT, JAMES LOTHIAN: 1908-?

The son of Robert Frost and Lizette Lothian Daggett, James Lothian Daggett was born on Feb. 2, 1908, in Indianapolis, Ind. He attended DePauw University, 1925-26, and received the A.B. degree from the University of Pennsylvania and A.M. degree in 1967 from the University of Southern Florida. He also studied for two years in the drama department of Yale University Graduate School. Daggett worked in the story department of Samuel Goldwyn Studios, 1938-41, and wrote television series scripts, 1946-55. He began teaching in 1955 and later joined the faculty of Hillsborough Community College (Tampa, Fla.).

Information from James Lothian Daggett.

DAHMUS, JOSEPH HENRY: 1909-?

Joseph Henry Dahmus was born on March. 11, 1909, in Saint Maurice, Ind., the son of Henry Herman and Rosa Rahe Dahmus. He received the degrees of A.B. in 1930 from Pontifical College Josephinum; A.M. in 1933 from Saint Louis University; and Ph.D. in 1938 from the University of Illinois. He married Mildred M. Kling and they had ten children: John, Rosemary, Helen, Claire, Edward, Mary, Robert, Margaret, James, and Elizabeth. Dahmus taught at the College of Mount Saint Vincent, 1939-43; Aquinas College, 1944-46; and Saint John's University, 1946-47. In 1947 he joined the faculty of Pennsylvania State University where he became professor of medieval history in 1955.

Information from Contemporary Authors.

DAILEY, VIRGINIA POE: ?-

Virginia Poe was born in Indianapolis, Ind., the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Poe. She received an A.B. degree in 1942 from Butler University and did graduate work at the University of Wisconsin and Bowling Green State University. Before her marriage Mrs. Dailey worked for the Bridgeport Brass Company ( Indianapolis ) and later was a high school teacher in public speaking and English. She taught in Ohio until 1950 when she and her husband moved to Connecticut. She was registrar at Quinnipiac College (Hamden, Conn.), 1950-53, and was a book reviewer for the NEW HAVEN REGISTER. Mrs. Dailey has had short stories published in various periodicals.

Information from Indiana State Library.

DALE, ALLEN: 1923-?

Allen Dale was born in Glassport, Pa., on April. 22, 1923. He received a B.J. degree from the University of page: [152][View Page [152]] Missouri in 1949 and an A.M. degree from Indiana University in 1950. He worked as a newspaperman for the International News Service ( Indianapolis ) and was involved in newspaper editing and radio news broadcasting. In 1958 he became executive vice president of the Insurance Institute of Indiana. He is an attorney and was state director of the Federal Housing Administration, 1967-71.

Information from INDIANA BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY, NOV. 1963, and Allen Dale.

DALTON, MELVILLE: ?-

Melville Dalton was born in Elwood, Ind. He received the A.M. degree in 1946 and Ph.D. degree in 1949 from the University of Chicago. In 1953 he began teaching sociology at the University of California ( Los Angeles ) and became a research sociologist at the Institute of Industrial Relations.

Information from American Men of Science.

  • Men Who Manage; Fusions of Feeling and Theory in Administration. New York, 1959.Search "Men Who Manage; Fusions of Feeling and Theory in
                                        Administration" by DALTON, MELVILLE: ?- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • An Observational Analysis Study of Los Angeles Neighborhood Youth Corps Projects. Los Angeles, 1968.Search "An Observational Analysis Study of Los Angeles Neighborhood Youth
                                        Corps Projects" by DALTON, MELVILLE: ?- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

DANIELS, WYLIE JOHNSTON: 1888-1951.

A native of Indianapolis, Ind., Wylie Johnston Daniels was born on April. 23, 1888, the son of Edward and Virginia Johnston Daniels. He obtained the A.B. degree from Wabash College in 1910 and S.E. degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1913. On June. 10, 1925, he married Margaret Speed. Daniels began working as a surveyor for the Indianapolis Union Railway Company in 1913, ultimately became secretary- treasurer, and retired in 1943. He died in Indianapolis on Oct. 3, 1951.

Information from The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography.

  • The Village at the End of the Road, a Chapter in Early Indiana Railroad History. Indianapolis, 1938.Search "The Village at the End of the Road, a Chapter in Early Indiana
                                        Railroad History" by DANIELS, WYLIE JOHNSTON: 1888-1951. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

DANNECKER, HAZEL IRA DONOVAN (MRS. HARRY A.): 1890-1962.

Hazel Ira Donovan was born in Ripley County, Ind., on Oct. 12, 1890, and was the daughter of Theodore H. and Euphemia E. Donovan. She married Harry A. Dannecker in 1908 and they had one daughter who died while still a small child. At one time she was librarian of the New Castle-Henry County Public Library and taught school in Ripley County. She served as poetry page editor for POSTMARK, a monthly publication of station WLW in Cincinnati ; was society editor of THE NEW REPUBLICAN (New Castle, Ind.); and wrote a column and weekly poem pertaining to current events for that newspaper. Additionally, she wrote a number of stories under the title of "Hannah's Island Adventures" for JACK AND JILL MAGAZINE. Mrs. Dannecker was known as a storywriter and storyteller for young people and had articles and poems published widely. In 1955 she won first prize in an essay contest sponsored by the United Nations. She died on Sept. 12, 1962.

Information from Mrs. Frank F. Pierce and New Castle-Henry County Public Library.

DAS, RANENDRA KUMAR: 1901-?

Ranendra Kumar Das was born on Oct. 12, 1901, in Calcutta, India. Immigrating to the United States in 1924, he attended the University of Illinois and received the A.B. degree in 1936 from the University of Cincinnati and the M.S.Ed. degree in 1953 from Butler University. Das moved to Indianapolis in 1933 and to Plainfield, Ind., in 1955 where he taught at Indiana Boys' School, 1955-68. He became a resident of Danville, Ind., in 1971 and married Betty M. Rammel. He lectures on Mahatma Gandhi and was awarded the Indiana governor's citation for distinguished Hoosier in 1970.

Information from Plainfield Public Library.

DASHIELL, JOHN FREDERICK: 1888-1

John Frederick Dashiell was born in Southport, Ind., on April. 30, 1888, the son of John William and Fannie Sophia Myers Dashiell. He received three degrees from Evansville College: B.S. in 1908, B.Litt. in 1909, and an honorary Sc.D. in 1949. He also earned the degrees of A.M. in 1910 and Ph.D. in 1913 from Columbia University. On Sept. 17, 1912, he married Clara Sylvia Knowles and they had two children, Frederick Knowles and Dorothy Ann. He married his second wife, Thelma Hill Smith, on Aug. 5, 1950.

Dashiell began his career as an instructor in psychology at Waynesburg College ( Pa. ) in 1913 and subsequently taught at Princeton University, the University of Minnesota, and Oberlin College. He joined the faculty of the University of North Carolina in 1919 where he became Kenan professor in psychology in 1935 and was appointed professor emeritus in 1958. Dashiell edited PSYCHOLOGICAL MONOGRAPHS, 1936-48, and was a consulting editor for the McGraw-Hill Company.

Information from Who's Who in America.

DAUER, VICTOR PAUL: 1909-?

Victor Paul Dauer was born on April. 14, 1909, in Hammond, Ind., the son of Theodore Henry and Hulda Heinemann Dauer. He received the B.S. degree in 1932 and the M.S. degree in 1941 from Indiana University and the Ph.D. degree in 1951 from the University of Michigan. On June. 7, 1941, he married Alice Lange and they had two sons, Theodore and Thomas. Dauer was a high school teacher and coach, 1932-37, and coach and athletic director at Wabash High School, 1937-41. He taught at Valparaiso University, 1941-42; the University of Michigan, 1946-47; and Springfield College, 1947-49. He joined the faculty of Washington State University in 1949 where he became professor of physical education in 1957. Dauer served in the U.S. Army during 1943-46.

Information from Contemporary Authors.

  • Fitness for Elementary School Children Through Physical Education. Minneapolis, 1962.Search "Fitness for Elementary School Children Through Physical
                                        Education" by DAUER, VICTOR PAUL: 1909-? in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

DAUGHERTY, EDGAR FAY: 1874-1957.

Edgar Fay Daugherty was born in Franklin, Ind., on June. 26, 1874. He was the son of Roll C. and Elizabeth A. Daugherty. He received the following degrees: A.B. in 1898 and D.D. in 1938 from Franklin College; A.M. in 1901 from Butler College; B.D. in 1902 from Yale University; and D.D. in 1925 from Indiana School of Religion. He was ordained into the ministry of the Disciples of Christ in 1902. On Oct. 8, 1902, he married Martha E. Myers and they had two children, Carlos Wynn and Dorothy Melba.

Daugherty held pastorates in Danville, Ind., 1902-04; Wabash, Ind., 1904-10; Vincennes, Ind., 1910-18; and Los Angeles, Calif., 1918-25. He returned to Indiana in 1925 and was minister of the Jackson Street Christian Church ( Muncie ) until 1948 when he became pastor emeritus. He was president of the Indiana Convention of Disciples of Christ, 1929-30, and wrote many monographs on religion. Daugherty died on March. 16, 1957.

Information from Who Was Who in America.

  • A Hoosier Parson; His Boosts and Bumps (an Apologia Pro Mea Vita). Boston, 1951.Search "A Hoosier Parson; His Boosts and Bumps (an Apologia Pro Mea
                                        Vita)" by DAUGHERTY, EDGAR FAY: 1874-1957. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

DAUGHERTY, ROBERT LONG: 1885-?

Robert Long Daugherty was born in Irvington, Ind., on Sept. 14, 1885, the son of John H. and Myra Burger Daugherty. He received two degrees from Stanford University, an A.B. in 1909 and an M.E. in 1914. He married Lora B. Moss on July. 5, 1910, and they had one daughter, Anita Elizabeth. On Oct. 15, 1932, he married his second wife, Marguerite Rayner. Daugherty began his career as professor of mechanical engineering at Stanford University in 1907. He later taught at Cornell University and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. In page: [154][View Page [154]] 1919 he became professor of mechanical and hydraulic engineering at California Institute of Technology where he was appointed professor emeritus in 1956. He is a past president of the Los Angeles Engineering Council.

Information from Who's Who in America.

DAVIS, ARTHUR HENDERSON: 1882-1960.

A native of Fredrickton, New Brunswick, Canada, Arthur Henderson Davis was born on Sept. 11, 1882, the son of Henderson and Carrie Eatman Davis. The family moved to Logansport, Ind., about 1896. He graduated from Logansport High School and attended DePauw University. He married Martha Alvira Price and they had three children: Gladys Ethel, Henderson, and Landys. Davis was a minister of the African Methodist church for about fifty years and held pastorates in more than a dozen Indiana cities. He died in Plainfield, Ind., on May. 9, 1960.

Information from Plainfield Public Library and Indiana State Library.

DAVIS, BENJAMIN MARSHALL: 1867-1953.

Benjamin Marshall Davis was born in New Salem, Ind., on June. 15, 1867. He was the son of Smith Russell and Jennie Brown Davis. He received the degrees of S.B. in 1890 and M.S. in 1892 from Butler College ( Indianapolis ) and a Ph.D. degree from the University of California in 1906. He married Emma Johnson on Aug. 1, 1912.

Davis began his career as a professor at Butler College in 1892 and taught successively at Whittier College, the University of California, Los Angeles State Normal School, and California State Normal School (Chico). In 1907 he joined the faculty of Miami University ( Ohio ) as professor of biology where he also served as director of summer sessions, 1917-25, and became professor emeritus in 1937. Davis was a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and died in Oxford, Ohio, on June. 18, 1953.

Information from Who Was Who in America and NEW YORK TIMES, June. 19, 1953.

  • School Gardens for California Schools; a Manual for Teachers. Sacramento, Calif., 1905.Search "School Gardens for California Schools; a Manual for
                                        Teachers" by DAVIS, BENJAMIN MARSHALL: 1867-1953. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Agricultural Education in the Public Schools; a Study of Its Development with Particular Reference to the Agencies Concerned. Chicago, 1912.Search "Agricultural Education in the Public Schools; a Study of Its
                                        Development with Particular Reference to the Agencies Concerned" by DAVIS, BENJAMIN MARSHALL: 1867-1953. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • School and Home Exercises in Elementary Agriculture. Columbus, Ohio, 1914.Search "School and Home Exercises in Elementary Agriculture" by DAVIS, BENJAMIN MARSHALL: 1867-1953. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Principles of Farm Practice. Boston, 1922.Search "Principles of Farm Practice" by DAVIS, BENJAMIN MARSHALL: 1867-1953. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Human Body and Its Care. Chicago, 1927.Search "The Human Body and Its Care" by DAVIS, BENJAMIN MARSHALL: 1867-1953. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

DAVIS, CALVIN DEARMOND: 1927-?

Calvin DeArmond Davis was born on Dec. 3, 1927, in Westport, Ind., the son of Harry R. and Abbie Jane Moncrief Davis. He earned the following academic degrees: A.B. in 1949 from Franklin College of Indiana and A.M. in 1956 and Ph.D. in 1961 from Indiana University. Davis taught at schools in Columbus, Ind., 1949-51 and 1953-54; University School (Bloomington, Ind.), 1954-55; Indiana Central College, 1956-57; Indiana University (Bloomington), 1958-59; and the University of Denver, 1959-62. In 1962 he became assistant professor of history at Duke University. He served in the U.S. Army, 1951-53. He was the recipient of the Albert J. Beveridge Award of the American Historical Association for best manuscript on American history in 1961.

Information from Contemporary Authors and Calvin DeArmond Davis.

DAVIS, HALLAM WALKER: 1884-?

The son of John R. and LuteWalker Davis, Hallam Walker Davis was born in Poseyville, Ind., on Oct. 17, 1884. He received an A.B. degree from Indiana University in 1909 and an A.M. degree from Columbia University in 1913. He married Jessie Hedden on Dec. 28, 1910, and they had one daughter, Helen Louise. Davis was a high school principal in Poseyville, 1903-05, and superintendent of schools in Fort Branch, Ind., page: [155][View Page [155]] 1909-13. He became an instructor in English at Kansas State College in 1913, full professor in 1918, and head of the department in 1921. He is a past president of the Kansas Association of Teachers of English and wrote a column of humor for the KANSAS INDUSTRIALIST.

Information from Who's Who in America.

DAVIS, JOSEPH L.: ?-

Joseph L. Davis is assumed to have been born in Montgomery County, Ind. The following statements were taken from the book listed below: "The writer lived the first twenty years of his life on a farm in Indiana. The farm was the second settlement made in Montgomery County, and it was made by a Mr. Summy, a Virginian, and was afterwards sold to William Davis, grandfather of the writer. … "No other information was found.

Information from The Owl and the Wise Ones, Big and Little, and Other Oddities.

DAVIS, OLIN WILLIAM: 1904-?

Olin William Davis was born in Spencerville, Ind., on April. 4, 1904. He received the A.B. degree from Huntington College in 1926 and the A.M. degree from the University of Cincinnati in 1931. Davis was principal of a junior high school in Hicksville, Ohio, during 1925-27. In Dayton, Ky., he has held the positions of athletic director, 1927-28, and high school principal, 1928-30, becoming superintendent of schools in 1930.

Information from Leaders in Education.

DAVIS, OPAL EVELYN HOFFERT (MRS. WAYMAN): 1906-1971.

Opal Evelyn Hoffert was born on April 14, 1906, in Edinburg, Ind. Her parents were Wilbur Grindstaff and Anna Harrison Hoffert. She was married to John W. McGuire for forty-one years and Wayman Davis for nine years. She had one son, Alvin W. McGuire. A lifelong resident of Indiana , Mrs. Davis spent her career as a bookkeeper. Her main interest was writing and she died on Aug. 8, 1971.

Information from Alvin W. McGuire.

DAVIS, VIRGIL EARL: 1903-?

Virgil Earl Davis was born in Fairfield, Ind., on March 19, 1903. He is the son of John W. and Agnes A. Klipple Davis. He received two degrees from Miami University ( Ohio ), an A.B. in 1925 and an A.M. in 1950. He served in World War II and married Frances F. Foster on Feb. 1, 1947. In addition to teaching, Davis was coroner of Franklin County during 1929-33 and clerk of the Franklin County Court from 1936 to 1940. He is a past president of the Franklin County Historical Society.

Information from Hawkins and McClarren-- Indiana Lives.

DAVIS, WILL A.: 1857

Will A. Davis was born in 1857 in Orville, Ohio. About 1874 he moved to Noble County, Ind., where he worked with his father in the plastering trade. He later taught school in Noble and Whitley counties. He subsequently studied law under Joseph W. Adair and was admitted to the Indiana bar. After two years of wandering and gathering experiences about which he wrote, Davis married Mary Sunderland. He was a Methodist missionary in the Indian territory and also worked in Unalaska. He did newspaper work in Fort Wayne and afterward moved to San Jose, Calif.

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Information from Peabody Library, Columbia City.

DAVISON, FRANK ELON: 1887-1960.

Frank Elon Davison was born in Brownsburg, Ind., on Feb. 28, 1887. He was the son of Thomas Jefferson and Flora Belle Turpin Davison. He received a B.S. degree from Marion Normal College in 1907 and an A.B. degree from Butler College in 1914. He studied at Yale Divinity School and the University of Chicago Divinity School and was ordained into the ministry of the Disciples of Christ church in 1909. On Dec. 26, 1909, he married Mary Ruth Davidson and they had two daughters, Georgiana and Clara Frances.

Davison taught in Clermont, Ind., 1906-08, and was a student minister in several churches, 1909-14. He held pastorates in Spencer, Ind., 1915-18; Indianapolis , 1919-23; and Oak Park, Ill., 1924-39. He became minister of the First Christian Church in South Bend, Ind., in 1940 and remained there until his death on June. 28, 1960. He wrote a newspaper column and in 1948 was international president of the Disciples of Christ.

Information from Who Was Who in America and Plainfield Public Library.

  • I Would Do It Again; Sharing Experience in the Christian Ministry. Saint Louis, 1948.Search "I Would Do It Again; Sharing Experience in the Christian
                                        Ministry" by DAVISON, FRANK ELON: 1887-1960. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Let's Talk It Over; Questions on Church Work and Church Problems Asked by Ministers and Lay People, Answered with Brevity, Candor, Humor, and Understanding. Saint Louis, 1953.Search "Let's Talk It Over; Questions on Church Work and Church
                                        Problems Asked by Ministers and Lay People, Answered with Brevity, Candor,
                                        Humor, and Understanding" by DAVISON, FRANK ELON: 1887-1960. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Thru the Rear View Mirror. Saint Louis, 1955.Search "Thru the Rear View Mirror" by DAVISON, FRANK ELON: 1887-1960. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

DAVISSON, CHARLES NELSON: 1917

Charles Nelson Davisson was born on March 2, 1917, in Winchester, Ind., the son of LeRoy S. and Gladys E. Meyers Davisson. He earned the A.B. degree in 1938 from Earlham College and the degrees of M.B.A. in 1940 and Ph.D. in 1945 from the University of Michigan. On Feb. 6, 1943, he married Ora B. DeVilbiss and they had two daughters, Cheryl Anne and Beatrice Lynn.

Davisson taught at the University of Missouri, 1940-42, and joined the faculty of the University of Michigan in 1945 where he became professor of marketing in 1954. He also instructed at the Institut l'Etude des Methodes de Direction de l'Enterprise (Lausanne, Switzerland) during 1960-61 and Stichting Bedrijfskunde (Rotterdam, Netherlands) in 1968. Davisson is a member of the editorial board of MICHIGAN BUSINESS REVIEW and was books editor for the American Marketing Association, 1962-63.

Information from Contemporary Authors.

DAY, BERTRAM: 1871

Bertram Day was born in Clinton, Mich., on Nov. 26, 1871, the son of John F. and Lois Elizabeth Edsall Day. He attended schools in Michigan and Illinois and was employed in both states. On June 24, 1903, he married Alice Josephine Temple. He received an A.B. degree in 1903 from Wabash College and a B.S. degree in 1916 from Purdue University. Day worked for the State Life Insurance Company of Indianapolis; was president of the Lafayette Life Insurance Company, 1911-16; lectured in Chautauqua , 1916-18; and was president of the Crescent Life Insurance Company of Indianapolis, 1918-28. In 1928 he became president of the Northern State Life Insurance Company of Hammond.

Information from Roll--lndiana, One Hundred and Fi[ty Years of American Development.

DAY, KARL S.: 1896-?

Karl S. Day was born in Ripley County, Ind., on May. 30, 1896, the son of Franklin Groves and Edith Schmolsmire Day. He obtained the A.B. degree from Ohio State University in 1917. On Oct. 16, 1925, he married Margaret Raine and they had two children, John Franklin and Nancy. After serving as operations manager of Curtiss-Wright Flying Service, 1929-32, Day worked for American Airlines from 1932 to 1962 as instrument instructor, pilot, check pilot, assistant flight superintendent, flight superintendent, and director of flight dispatch. From 1917 to 1957 he rose from second lieutenant to lieutenant general in the U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Marine Corps Reserve. He was president of the Marine Corps Reserve Officers Association, 1953-56, and chairman of its board of directors, 1961-68. He received the Navy Cross and Bronze Star. Day pioneered in instrument flying and aerial navigation by radio.

Information from Who's Who in America.

DAY, KATHERINE HUNTINGTON (MRS. THOMAS C.): 1850-1935.

Katherine Huntington was born in Waterloo, Wis., in 1850. She graduated from Milwaukee-Downer College in 1870 and taught school in Appleton, Wis. She married Thomas C. Day in 1875 and they had five children. The family moved to Indianapolis in 1877 where Mrs. Day was active in civic and church groups and died on Jan. 22, 1935.

Information from Indiana State Library.

DAY, PETER MORTON: 1914-?

Peter Morton Day was born on Aug. 1, 1914, in Indiana Harbor, Ind., the son of Marshall M. and Floy Mallory Day. He received an A.B. degree from Dartmouth College, 1935, and an LL.D. degree from Nashotah Theological Seminary, 1964. He married Lorraine Kirschnik in 1941 and they had two children. Day joined the staff of THE LIVING CHURCH (Milwaukee, Wis.) in 1935 and served as editor, 1952-64. He became an ecumenical officer at the Episcopal Church Center, Protestant Episcopal Church ( New York City ), in 1964 and is a past president of the Associated Church Press.

Information from Contemporary Authors.

DAY, RICHARD ELLSWORTH: 1882-1965.

Richard Ellsworth Day was born in Terre Haute, Ind., on June. 1, 1882. He was the son of Richard Lawrence and Elizabeth Margaret Cain Day. He attended several colleges and obtained a D.D. degree from Grand Island College ( Nebr. ) in 1929. He received an honorary Litt.D. degree from Western Baptist Theological Seminary in 1947. He married Jessie May Myers on May. 16, 1908. His second wife was Irene Winslow McAulay whom he married on June. 18, 1951.

Day held pastorates in Sunnyvale, Calif., 1906-08; in other California churches; and at the Hamilton Square Baptist Church in San Francisco , 1931-40. He also served as a minister in Arizona, Canada, and Great Britain and was a speaker at the Moody Centennial Celebration in London in 1937. He was president of the Arizona Baptist Convention, 1929-30; was general chairman of the Northern Baptist Convention ( San Francisco ), 1932; and won two first place awards from the Southwestern Book of the Month Club, 1934 and 1936. Day died on Jan. 4, 1965.

Information from Who Was Who in America.

DAY, WILLARD JENNINGS: 1902-?

A lifelong resident of Indiana , Willard Jennings Day was born on May 2, 1902, in Shelby County, Ind. He is the son of Omer Vernon and Louie E. Brant Day. He studied at Indiana University and Franklin College and received the degrees of B.S. in 1932 and M.S. in 1940 from Butler University. He married Naomi D. Maxwell on Feb. 16, 1924, and they had two children, Ralph Vernon and Herbert J. For forty-seven years Day served as a teacher and later as a principal in Indiana public schools and retired in 1968. He was honored by the Shelby County Historical Society for organizing and conducting annual Indiana history tours for students and was editor of THE SPOKESMAN.

Information from Bob Brant.

DEAL, CHARLES HENRY: 1903-?

Charles Henry Deal was born in Indianapolis, Ind., on Feb. 17, 1903, the son of Frank E. and Mary Ann Sheridan Deal. At the age of fourteen he began working in the railroad yards in Beech Grove. He later held railroad, steamship line, and construction jobs in New York City . Returning to Indiana, Deal worked as an engineer at Saint Vincent's Hospital, North Madison State Hospital, and Indiana Boys School. He was also employed by Seagram's Distillery and afterward became an inspector of safety equipment for the Travelers Insurance Company. In 1936 he married Eleanor H. Blackledge and they had four sons and one daughter.

Information from Indiana State Library.

DEAM, CHARLES CLEMONS: 1865-1953.

Charles Clemons Deam was born in Bluffton, Ind., on Aug. 30, 1865. He was the recipient of the following honorary degrees: A.M. from Wabash College, 1920; Sc.D. from DePauw University, 1932; and LL.D. from Indiana University, 1939. Deam started his career as a state forester in Indiana in 1909 and was chief state forester, 1919-28. In 1928 he began devoting his time to forestry research and received awards for his work in that field. He retired in 1940 and died in 1953.

Information from American Men of Science.

DEAM, THOMAS MARION: 1882-?

Thomas Marion Deam was born in Wells County, Ind., on March. 10, 1889. He attended Union Theological Seminary ( N.Y. ), 1909-12; received the degrees of A.B. in 1915 from Indiana University and A.M. in 1915 from Columbia University; and studied at the University of Chicago, summers, 1925-30. Deam was a high school principal in Centerville, Ind., 1905-07, and Bloomfield, Ind., 1908-09. He was assistant superintendent of Township High School (Decatur, Ill.), 1916-25, and joined the faculty of a junior college in Joliet, Ill., in 1996.

Information from Leaders in Education.

  • Socializing the Pupil Through Extra-Curricular Activities (withOlive M. Bear). Chicago, 1928.Search "Socializing the Pupil Through Extra-Curricular Activities" by DEAM, THOMAS MARION: 1882-? in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
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DECKER DEAN, EDWIN ROBINSON: 1933-?

Edwin Robinson Dean , son of William Stover and Eleanor Hatcher Dean, was born in South Bend, Ind., on July. 25, 1933. He received the A.B. degree from Yale University in 1955 and Ph.D. degree from Columbia University in 1963. He also studied at Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics (Poona, India) during 1955-56. On Feb. 2, 1963, he married Emily Finlay. Dean taught at Columbia University, 1960-66, and became a research fellow at Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Ibadan ( Nigeria ), in 1965.

Information from Contemporary Authors.

  • The Supply Responses of African Farmers: Theory and Measurement in Malawi. Amsterdam, 1966.Search "The Supply Responses of African Farmers: Theory and Measurement in
                                        Malawi" by DECKER DEAN, EDWIN ROBINSON: 1933-? in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

DEANE, LESLIE D.: 1926-?

Leslie D. Deane was born in Indianapolis, Ind., on Jan. 4, 1926. He attended Indiana and Purdue universities and received a B.S. degree from the American Television Institute of Technology ( Chicago ). He served in World War II, is married, and had three sons. The author of numerous magazine articles and technical manuals, Deane is a member of the Indiana Industrial Editors Association and the International Council of Industrial Editors.

Information from Leslie D. Deane.

DEARDORFF, NEVA RUTH: 1887-1958.

Neva Ruth Deardorff was born in Hagerstown, Ind., on Feb. 11, 1887. She was the daughter of Daniel W. and Sarah Elizabeth Teetor Deardorff. She received an A.B. degree from the University of Michigan, 1908; a Ph.D. degree from the University of Pennsylvania, 1911; and an honorary A.M. degree from the University of Michigan, 1933.

Miss Deardorff began her career as a social worker with the Bureau of Municipal Research ( Philadelphia ) in 1912. She later worked within the welfare system of that city and accepted a position with the national headquarters staff of the American Red Cross, 1918-21. She was a professor of social economy at Bryn Mawr College, 1921-24, and associate editor of THE SURVEY, 1922-24. She held a variety of jobs with the New York City welfare department from 1927 until 1957 including director of the research bureau and director of the statistics and research section of the Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York City . Miss Deardorff was president of the Child Welfare League of America, 1925-27; vice president of the American Statistical Association, 1940; and chairman of the New York City Commission of the Federal Census. She held positions on welfare-related governmental commissions and died on Aug. 21, 1958.

Information from Who Was Who in America.

  • Child Welfare Conditions and Resources in Seven Pennsylvania Counties. Washington, D.C., 1927.Search "Child Welfare Conditions and Resources in Seven Pennsylvania
                                        Counties" by DEARDORFF, NEVA RUTH: 1887-1958. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Extent of Child. Dependency and Delinquency in Seven Pennsylvania Counties. Washington, D.C., 1927.Search "Extent of Child. Dependency and Delinquency in Seven Pennsylvania
                                        Counties" by DEARDORFF, NEVA RUTH: 1887-1958. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Hospital Discharge Study; an Analysis of 576,623 Patients Discharged from Hospitals in New York City in 1933 (withMarta Fraenkel). New York, 1942.Search "Hospital Discharge Study; an Analysis of 576,623 Patients
                                        Discharged from Hospitals in New York City in 1933" by DEARDORFF, NEVA RUTH: 1887-1958. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Maternity Service Under the Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (withGeorge Baehr). New York, 1950.Search "Maternity Service Under the Health Insurance Plan of Greater New
                                        York" by DEARDORFF, NEVA RUTH: 1887-1958. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

DECKER, MAURICE HOMER: 1890-?

Maurice Homer Decker was born in La'Porte, Ind., in July 1890. His parents were Homer and Eva Williams Decker. He married Florence Austin in 1913. He was an automobile dealer, took an interest in outdoor life, and wrote for sports magazines. It is said that Decker was one of the pioneers of auto camping.

Information from Who's Who Among North American Authors.

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DECOURSEY DECOURSEY, RUSSELL MYLES: 1900-?

The son of Arthur I. and Sarah E. Sims DeCoursey, Russell Myles DeCoursey was born in Indianapolis, Ind., on Jan. 17, 1900. He received the A.B. degree in 1923 from DePauw University and from the University of Illinois, the A.M. degree in 1925 and Ph.D. degree in 1927. He married Mary E. Tucker on Aug. 20, 1930, and they had two children, Lowell and Marilyn. DeCoursey taught at Louisiana State University, 1927-29. He started teaching zoology and entomology at the University of Connecticut in 1929 and was department head, 1932-64. He was president of the Connecticut Entomological Society.

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DEEMER, HORACE EMERSON: 1858-1917.

Horace Emerson Deemer was born in Bourbon, Ind., on Sept. 24, 1858. He was the son of John A. and Elizabeth Erwin Deemer. He attended the State University of Iowa and received an LL.B. degree in 1879. On July. 12, 1882, he married Jeannette Gibson. Deemer practiced law in Red Oak, Iowa, 1879-86; was a judge in the Fifteenth Judicial District, 1887-94; and was a member of the Supreme Court of Iowa from 1894 until his death in 1917. He was chief justice of the court in 1898, 1904, 1910, and 1915. Deemer was president of the Art Institute of Des Moines; served on the commission concerning uniform state laws; and was awarded honorary degrees by Cornell College and the State University of Iowa.

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DEIBLER, FREDERICK SHIPP: 1876-1961.

Frederick Shipp Deibler was born in Deputy, Ind., on May. 31, 1876. He was the son of Caleb and Harriet Florence Roseberry Deibler. He received an A.B. degree from Hanover College, 1900; an A.M. degree from Harvard University, 1904; a Ph.D. degree from the University of Wisconsin, 1909; and an honorary LL.D. degree from Miami University, 1947. He married Julia May Fawcett on Aug. 14, 1907, and they had two children, Helen Christine and Charles Frederick.

Deibler was a high school principal for two years and joined the faculty of Northwestern University as professor of economics in 1904 where he achieved emeritus status in 1942. Deibler worked for several governmental organizations relating to labor matters and served as public mediator for the National War Labor Board, 1944. He was secretary-treasurer of the American Economic Association, 1925-36, and president of the American Association of University Professors, 1939-41. He died on Dec. 26, 1961.

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  • The Amalgamated Wood Workers: International Union of America; a Historical Study of Trade Unionism and Its Relation to the Development of an Industry. Madison, Wis., 1912.Search "The Amalgamated Wood Workers: International Union of America; a
                                        Historical Study of Trade Unionism and Its Relation to the Development of an
                                        Industry" by DEIBLER, FREDERICK SHIPP: 1876-1961. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Principles of Economics. New York, 1929.Search "Principles of Economics" by DEIBLER, FREDERICK SHIPP: 1876-1961. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

DE LERMA, DOMINIQUE-RENÉ: 1928-?

Dominique-RenÉ de Lerma was born in Miami, Fla., in 1928. He received a B.M. degree from the University of Miami in 1952 and a Ph.D. degree in musicology from Indiana University. A musician, his primary instrument is the oboe and he has performed under several major conductors. He began teaching musicology at Indiana University in 1951. de Lerma has engaged in extensive musical research in the United States and foreign countries and is especially interested in black music. He is a member of the board of directors of the Music Library Association and has compiled bibliographies.

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  • An Outline-Guide to Music Literature. Coral Gables, Fla., 1955.Search "An Outline-Guide to Music Literature" by DE LERMA, DOMINIQUE-RENÉ: 1928-? in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Black Music in Our Culture: Curricular Ideas on the Subjects, Materials and Problems. Kent, Ohio, 1970.Search "Black Music in Our Culture: Curricular Ideas on the Subjects,
                                        Materials and Problems" by DE LERMA, DOMINIQUE-RENÉ: 1928-? in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

DELONG, LEO RAY: 1894-?

Leo Ray DeLong was born in Roanoke, Ind., on March. 17, 1894. His academic degrees include the A.B. page: [161][View Page [161]] from Augustana College in 1915 and the A.M. in 1921 and Ph.D. in 1930 from Columbia University. He also studied at the universities of Chicago and Minnesota. From 1915 to 1926 DeLong held various administrative positions in public schools in Minnesota, New Jersey, and New York . He taught at Gettysburg College, 1926-27, and subsequently joined the faculty of Pennsylvania State College where he was also director of the Eastern division, teacher training extension.

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  • City School Institutes in Pennsylvania; a Study of the Development and Administration of the Program of In- Service Education of Teachers, with Proposals for Improved State Control and Local Administration. Camp Hill, Pa., 1930.Search "City School Institutes in Pennsylvania; a Study of the Development
                                        and Administration of the Program of In- Service Education of Teachers, with
                                        Proposals for Improved State Control and Local Administration" by DELONG, LEO RAY: 1894-? in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

DEMAREE, DORIS CLORE (MRS. HERALD A.): 1903-?

Doris Clore was born on March. 2, 1903, in Franklin, Ind., and attended Franklin College. She married Herald A. Demaree on Feb. 22, 1924, and they had three children: Herald, Jr., Eleanor, and Kenneth. Mrs. Demaree worked for the United Christian Missionary Society in Indianapolis as acting national director, 1946-48, and ad interim director of children's missionary education, 1948-53. She was interim director of children's work, Christian Churches of Missouri, 1953-55; interim director of Christian education, Christian Churches of Pennsylvania, 1955-56; and acting national director of missionary education of children, United Christian Missionary Society of Indianapolis, 1956. Mrs. Demaree served as director of leadership education and children's work, Association of Christian Churches of Indiana ( Indianapolis ) from 1956 until she retired in 1968.

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DEMMON, ELWOOD LEONARD: 1892-?

Elwood Leonard Demmon was born in Elwood, Ind., on Sept. 23, 1892. He was married in 1925 and had three children. His academic degrees were earned from the University of Michigan, A.B. in 1914 and M.S.F. in 1916. He was awarded the honorary Sc.D. degree by North Carolina State College in 1955. After serving as a forester and technical adviser for the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company in Sumatra , 1916-23, Demmon worked in various capacities for the U.S. Forest Service, 1925-56. He was forestry consultant, U.S. International Cooperation Administration, 1956-65, and president of Ashville-Bihmore Botanical Gardens, Inc., from 1965 until he retired in 1970. He received the distinguished service award of the U.S. Department of Agriculture in 1956 and was president of the Society of American Foresters in 1954.

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DENNIS, WALTER HENRY: 1876-1956.

Walter Henry Dennis was born in Greensboro, N.C., on Sept. 1, 1876, the son of George W. and Mary Dennis. The family moved to Richmond, Ind., in 1877. Dennis wrote several poems and short stories and was a post office clerk. He died in 1956 and is buried in Richmond.

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DENNY, LUDWELL: 1894-1970.

Ludwell Denny , son of Wallace N. and Alice Pursley Denny was born in Boonville, Ind., on Nov. 18, 1894. He studied at the University of Chicago and Meadville Theological School. He married Josephine Shyrock on Nov. 6, 1917, and they had two daughters, page: [162][View Page [162]] Diana and Alice. He married his second wife, Dorothy Detzer, on Aug. 2, 1954. Denny began his career as minister of the First Unitarian Church in Rochester, N.Y., 1917-21, and served as European correspondent for THE NATION in 1922. He held assignments with various news services and was editor of the INDIANAPOLIS TIMES, 1935-39. He joined the staff of the ScrippsHoward Newspaper Alliance as a foreign analyst, 1939-50; became foreign editor, 1951-59; and achieved emeritus status in 1960. Denny received a Freedom Foundation editorial award, 1953, and a Roy W. Howard Award, 1959. He died in 1970.

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DENNY, MAURICE RAY: 1918-?

Maurice Ray Denny, Jr. , was born in Terre Haute, Ind., on Nov. 5, 1918, the son of Maurice Ray and Marie C. Williams Denny. He received the B.S. degree in 1942 and A.M. degree in 1943 from the University of Michigan and the Ph.D. degree in 1945 from the State University of Iowa. He married Audrey Weeks and they had three sons: Michael, Richard, and Douglas. He married his second wife, Ruth E. Wehner, on June. 12, 1964. Denny taught at the University of Oklahoma during 1945-46. He joined the faculty of Michigan State University in 1946 and has done consulting work.

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  • Comparative Psychology; Research in Animal Behavior (withStanley C. Ratner). Homewood, Ill, 1964.Search "Comparative Psychology; Research in Animal Behavior" by DENNY, MAURICE RAY: 1918-? in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

DENTAN, ROBERT CLAUDE: 1907-?

Robert Claude Dentan was born in Rossville, Ind., on Nov. 27, 1907. He received the following academic degrees: A.B. in 1928, Colorado College; B.D. in 1932 and S.T.D. in 1954, Berkeley Divinity School; and Ph.D. in 1946, Yale University. Dentan was the priest in charge, Saint John's Church (Donora, Pa.), 1934-36, and rector of a church in New Haven, Conn., 1936-43. He taught at Berkeley Divinity School, 1943-54, and became professor of Old Testament at General Theological Seminary in 1954. He was editor of the JOURNAL OF BIBLICAL LITERATURE, 1950-54, and director of the American School of Oriental Research (Jerusalem), 1956-57. He became a member of the translating committee of the American Bible Society in 1959.

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DEPUTY, MALCOLM: 1937-?

Malcolm Deputy was born in Seymour, Ind., in 1937. He received the A.B. degree from Hanover College. In addition to the writing listed below, he is the author of another published book of poetry but the title was not verified.

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DE REGNIERS, BEATRICE SCHENK FREEDMAN (MRS. FRANCIS): 1914-?

Beatrice Schenk Freedman was born in Lafayette, Ind., on Aug. 16, 1914, the daughter of Harry and Sophia Feinstein Freedman. The family moved to Crawfordsville, Ind., where she attended public schools. She was a student at the University of Illinois and earned the Ph.B. degree from the University of Chicago and the M.Ed. degree from Winnetka Graduate Teachers College ( Ill. ), 1941. She also studied at the University of Toulouse and the Sorbonne. She married Francis de Regniers on May. 3, 1946. page: [163][View Page [163]] Mrs. de Regniers was a member of the Elain Moore Dance Group ( Chicago ), 1942-43, and was a copywriter for various publishing houses. She served as welfare officer in Egypt for the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, 1944-46, and was director of educational materials for the American Heart Association, 1949-61. She received the Junior Book Award of the Boys Club of America, 1960, and an award for the most distinguished work of fiction for younger children from the Indiana University Writers Conference, 1964. Mrs. de Regniers has written several easy readers under the pseudonym Tamara Kitt.

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DE RYCKE, LAURENCE JOSEPH: 1907-?

Laurence Joseph de Rycke was born in Mishawaka, Ind., on March. 14, 1907. He received the degrees of B.B.A. in 1929 and M.B.A. in 1931 from the University of Oregon and Ph.D. degree in 1945 from the University of California. de Rycke taught at Pomona College, 1931-33, and worked for the U.S. Department of State, 1935-40. In 1942 he became professor of economics and department chairman at Pomona College.

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DETZER, DOROTHY: 1900-?

Dorothy Detzer was born on Dec. 1, 1900, in Fort Wayne, Ind., the daughter of August J. and Laura Goshorn Detzer. After graduating from Central High School in Fort Wayne , she engaged in social work at Hull House ( Chicago ) in 1918. During 1921 and 1922 she worked on various European relief agency efforts. Miss Detzer joined the staff of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom in 1925 and served as executive secretary until her retirement in 1947. She was an active Washington lobbyist and was involved in many efforts to improve national welfare and encourage international cooperation.

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DETZER, KARL WILLIAM: 1891-?

A native of Fort Wayne, Ind., Karl William Detzer was born on Sept. 4, 1891, the son of August J. and Laura Goshorn Detzer. On Nov. 26, 1921, he married Clarice Nissley and they had two children, Karl, Jr., and Mary Jane. He was a reporter and photographer for Fort Wayne newspapers, 1909-16; advertising writer page: [164][View Page [164]] in Chicago , 1920-23; screenwriter and technical director in Hollywood, 1934-36; and roving editor for the ENTERPRISE-TRIBUNE (Leland, Mich.), 1947-51. He became roving editor for the READER'S DIGEST, 1939-42, and resumed that position again in 1946. Detzer served in the armed forces during 1916-19 and 1942-46.

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DETZER, LAURA GOSHORN (MRS. AUGUST J.): 1862-1954.

Laura Goshorn was born in Fort Wayne, Ind., in 1862. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Goshorn, pioneer residents of Fort Wayne. She married August J. Detzer and they had two children, Dorothy and Karl William. In the early 1900s she worked as a librarian in the Emerine J. Hamilton Reading Room which predated the Fort Wayne Public Library. She also edited the QUARTERLY REVIEW, a literary journal. During World War I Mrs. Detzer was an officer in the State Council of Defense and chairman of the first Red Cross organization in Fort Wayne. She helped develop the old Swinney home into the home of the Fort Wayne-Allen County Historical Society and participated in the organization of the original Fort Wayne Art School in the Hamilton Coach House. In addition to the books listed below, she contributed chapters to other historical works. Mrs. Detzer died in Leland, Mich., on April. 17, 1954.

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DETZLER, JACK J.: 1922-?

On July. 20, 1922, Jack J. Detzler was born in South Bend, Ind., the son of John Jacob and Thelka King Detzler. He received the degrees of A.B. in 1943 and Ph.D. in 1959 from Indiana University and the A.M. degree in 1946 from the University of Wisconsin. He held various positions at Indiana University from 1947 until 1967 including teaching at the South Bend and Indianapolis campuses and the directorship of the South Bend campus. In 1967 Detzler became both professor of history and vice president of Saint Mary's College ( Ind. ).

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DEVAULT, MARION VERE: 1922-?

Marion Vere DeVault , son of Marion Ray and Florence Goddard DeVault, was born in Lafayette, Ind., on May. 30, 1922. He received the degrees of A.B. in 1947 and A.M. in 1948 from DePauw University and the Ed.D. degree from Indiana University in 1953. He married Barbara Jane Williams in 1947 and they had three children: Marjorie, Ileen, and Philip. DeVault taught in the public schools of Fort Wayne, Ind., 1948-50; Indiana University Laboratory School ( Bloomington ), 1950-53; and the University of Texas, 1953-61. He joined the faculty of the University of Wisconsin in 1961 and served in the U.S. Army during 1943-46.

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DEWEY, THOMAS BLANCHARD: 1915-?

Thomas Blanchard Dewey , who also writes under the names of Tom Brandt and Cord Wainer, was born in Elkhart, Ind., on March. 6, 1915. His parents were Henry Evert and Elizabeth Blanchard Dewey. He received the degree of B.S. in Ed. from Kansas State Teachers College in 1936 and did graduate work at the State University of Iowa, 1937-38. He married Maxine Morley Sorensen in 1951 and had two children, Thomas and Deborah, by a previous marriage.

Dewey worked for the Harding Market Company ( Chicago ), 1936-37; was editor, Storycraft, Inc. (Hollywood, Calif.), 1938-42; served as administrative and editorial assistant, U.S. Department of State, 1942-45; and was employed with an advertising agency in Los Angeles , 1945-52. He became a free-lance writer in 1952; is a member of Mystery Writers of America (director-at-large, 1960-62); and four of his books were serialized in COSMOPOLITAN.

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DICK, GEORGE FREDERICK: 1881-1967.

Born in Fort Wayne, Ind., in 1881, George Frederick Dick was the son of Daniel and Elizabeth Binsley Dick. He graduated from Rush Medical School ( Chicago ) in 1905 and completed his internship at Cook County Hospital ( Ill. ) in 1907. On Jan. 28, 1914, he married Gladys Henry. After spending two years as a physician in the iron mines in Buhl, Minn., he studied at the University of Vienna Institute of Pathology and the University of Munich.

Returning to Chicago , Dick became chief pathologist at Saint Joseph's Hospital and later held the same position at Saint Luke's Hospital. He and his wife, who was also a doctor, were the first to isolate the scarlet fever germ and they developed the Dick vaccine for its control. The husband-wife team were recommended for page: [166][View Page [166]] the Nobel Prize in 1925; received the Mickle Prize from the University of Toronto for their work in infectious diseases; and were awarded the Cameron Prize by the University of Edinburgh in 1933.

During World War I Dick served as a major in the U.S. Army. He was chairman of the medical department division of biological sciences at the University of Chicago from 1933 to 1946. He subsequently entered private practice and retired in 1953. In 1957 he and his wife moved to Palo Alto, Calif., where she died in 1963. Dick married his second wife, Kathryn Davis, in 1965 and died on Oct. 11, 1967.

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DICK, HENRY N.: 1902-1960.

Henry N. Dick was one of the most learned Vincennes authors and probably the least known. During his long stay as a resident of the Knox County Home, he taught himself to read Greek and Latin; studied higher mathematics; wrote much historical material; and published the result of seventeen years of endeavor --a long epic poem about George Rogers Clark. Dick was born in Vincennes, Ind., on Dec. 23, 1902, and was stricken with arthritis when he was thirteen years old. From 1935 until his death on June. 8, 1960, he was an invalid at the infirmary. At the time he succumbed, Dick was working on a manuscript on Epaminondas, Greek soldier and scholar. He was a talented guitarist and was able to transpose music.

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DICKASON, DAVID HOWARD: 1907-?

David Howard Dickason was born on Aug. 21, 1907, in Wooster, Ohio, the son of John Howard and Blanche Garrett Dickason. He received the A.B. degree from the College of Wooster in 1929, the A.M. degree from the University of California in 1931, and the Ph.D. degree from Ohio State University in 1940. He married Marjorie Hicks on Dec. 27, 1937, and they had three children: Christie, Theresa, and Cynthia. Dickason taught at the Collegio Americano (Barranquilla, Colombia), 1929-30; Prince Royal's College (Siam), 1931-35; and in Rangoon , 1935-36. He became a member of the English department at Indiana University in 1939. He was a research analyst and liaison officer, U.S. Office of Strategic Services; was a Fulbright and Guggenheim fellow; and taught at the University of San Marcos (Peru).

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  • Brief Biographies; a Book of Famous Men. Lahore, 1953.Search "Brief Biographies; a Book of Famous Men" by DICKASON, DAVID HOWARD: 1907-? in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Daring Young Men; the Story of the American PreRaphaelites. Bloomington, Ind., 1953.Search "The Daring Young Men; the Story of the American
                                        PreRaphaelites" by DICKASON, DAVID HOWARD: 1907-? in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Exploring New Dimensions; a Book of Modern Scientific Developments. Lahore, 1953.Search "Exploring New Dimensions; a Book of Modern Scientific
                                        Developments" by DICKASON, DAVID HOWARD: 1907-? in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Stories from Around the World. Lahore, 1953.Search "Stories from Around the World" by DICKASON, DAVID HOWARD: 1907-? in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • A Practical Handbook of English Usage for Thai Teachers and Students, Some Common Errors and How to Eliminate Them. Bangkok, 1957.Search "A Practical Handbook of English Usage for Thai Teachers and
                                        Students, Some Common Errors and How to Eliminate Them" by DICKASON, DAVID HOWARD: 1907-? in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Introduction to Literature in English for Thai Students. Bangkok, 1958.Search "Introduction to Literature in English for Thai Students" by DICKASON, DAVID HOWARD: 1907-? in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • William Williams, Novelist and Painter of Colonial America, 1727-1791. Bloomington, Ind., 1970.Search "William Williams, Novelist and Painter of Colonial America,
                                        1727-1791" by DICKASON, DAVID HOWARD: 1907-? in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

DICKERSON, GRACE LESLIE (MRS. CECIL D.): 1911-?

Born on Aug. 27, 1911, in Fort Wayne, Ind., Grace Leslie is the daughter of Gaylard Millard and Laura Grace Bass Leslie. She studied at the Fort Wayne Art School, 1930-32, 1940-42, and 1953; Chicago Art Institute, 1932-34; Guy Pene DuBois Summer School (Stonington, Conn.), 1940; and Cranbrook Academy of Art, 1957. She received the B.A.E. degree from Saint Francis College ( Fort Wayne ) in 1950 and the M.F.A. degree from the Instituto Allende ( Mexico ) in 1958. On Oct. 5, 1943, she married Cecil D. Dickerson and they had one son, Leslie.

Mrs. Dickerson taught in the Fort Wayne public schools, three years; Saint Francis College, one year; and Little Art Studio Classes ( Fort Wayne ), twelve years. She had work exhibited at one-man shows in Chicago, New York, and Mexico and the Fifty States Prix de Paris Exhibition and Duncan Gallery. She is a member of the American Artist Equity Association (board of directors, Chicago chapter) and Fort Wayne Art School Alumni Association (president, 1954-56).

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DICKERSON, ROY ERNEST: 1886-1965.

Roy Ernest Dickerson was born in Versailles, Ind., on April. 3, 1886. He was the son of Charles Lincoln and Ida May Harrell Dickerson. He received an LL.B. degree from the University of Denver in 1909 and an LL.M. degree from George Washington University in 1910. Admitted to the Colorado bar in 1909, he practiced law in Denver during 1910-16. He married Hallie Helen Hobbs on June. 5, 1922, and they had one son, Roy Hobbs.

Dickerson worked for the YMCA international headquarters from 1917 to 1923. He subsequently became associated with the Grand Council, Order of DeMolay (Kansas City) where he remained until 1940. Dickerson served as executive director of the Cincinnati Social Health Society from 1945 until his death on Nov. 8, 1965. He participated in dozens of commissions that examined various aspects of public health both in the United States and abroad.

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DICKEY, MARCUS: 1859-1950.

Marcus Dickey was born near Longwood, Ind., on Sept. 26, 1859, the son of Hugh A. and Harriet Powell Dickey. He attended Indiana State Normal School and married Anna Mason in 1887. In 1892 he married his second wife, Isabelle E. Whyte. Dickey taught in Indiana public schools and at the Fairmount Academy ( Ind. ), 1887-89; was a school principal in Colorado Springs, 1890-92; and was director of the Rocky Mountain Lyceum (Denver, Colo.), 1892-96. He became platform manager for James Whitcomb Riley, 1896-1901, and served as Riley's personal secretary, 1901-06. Dickey died in 1950.

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  • Columbus and His Monument Columbia. 1893.Search "Columbus and His Monument Columbia" by DICKEY, MARCUS: 1859-1950. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Youth of James Whitcomb Riley; Fortune's Way with the Poet from Infancy to Manhood. … Indianapolis, 1919.Search "The Youth of James Whitcomb Riley; Fortune's Way with the
                                        Poet from Infancy to Manhood. …" by DICKEY, MARCUS: 1859-1950. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Maturity of James Whitcomb Riley; Fortune's Way with the Poet in the Prime of Life and After. … Indianapolis, 1922.Search "The Maturity of James Whitcomb Riley; Fortune's Way with the
                                        Poet in the Prime of Life and After. …" by DICKEY, MARCUS: 1859-1950. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

DICKINSON, CLARENCE: 1873-?

Clarence Dickinson was born in Lafayette, Ind., on May. 7, 1873, the son of William C. and Annis Dougherty Dickinson. He received two degrees from Northwestern University, an A.M. in 1909 and a Mus.D. in 1917. He studied under several musical artists and earned additional academic degrees. On June. 15, 1904, he married Helena Adell Snyder. Dickinson spent his entire career at the Union Theological Seminary in New York City. He was the founder of that institution's School of Sacred Music, became director in 1912, and achieved emeritus status in 1945. He was active in many phases of musical activity in New York City and composed over 250 sacred choruses and other sequential compositions. Dickinson was one of the founders of the American Guild of Organists.

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DICKSON, JOHN JACOB: 1826-?

John Jacob Dickson was born on Sept. 8, 1826, in Scott County, Ind. As a young man he worked on a farm and later learned the cooper trade. In 1850 he moved to West Grove, Iowa, where he lived for several decades. Dickson served with Sherman's army in its famous march to the sea in 1863.

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DIENNER, JOHN ASTOR: 1883-?

A native of Elkhart, Ind., John Astor Dienner was born on Sept. 22, 1883, the son of Christian King and Susan Christophel Dienner. He received the B.S. degree in 1910 from Purdue University and has been awarded several honorary degrees. Married to Pearl J. Calhoun on July. 27, 1915, they had two children, John Astor and Ann Calhoun. Dienner worked for various companies, 1904-14, and was assistant examiner for the U.S. Patent Office, 1910-1914. He was associated with two law firms prior to becoming a partner in Brown, Jackson, Boettcher, and Dienner in 1927. He has held government assignments and was president of the American Patent Law Association in 1945.

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DIENST, GEORGE ELIAS: 1858-1932.

George Elias Dienst was born in Hamilton County, Ind., on March. 8, 1858, and was the son of John Henry and Henrietta Wilhelmina Goetz Dienst. In 1883 he graduated from Union Biblical Institute (Naperville, Ill.), was ordained in the Evangelical Association, and held his first pastorate in Kansas. He was a missionary teacher in Japan, 1886-1896; attended National Medical College ( Chicago ), earning an M.D. degree in 1898; and began practicing medicine. Becoming an Episcopalian, he was ordained a priest in the Protestant Episcopal church and served as rector of Saint John's Episcopal Church in Naperville , 1904-1908. Dienst subsequently was professor of materia medica at Hahnemann Medical College ( Chicago ) until his death on April. 10, 1932, except during 1910-1912 when he taught at Hering Medical College ( Chicago ).

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  • What to Do for the Head; a Compilation of the Most Important Symptoms of the Head and the Leading Remedies in Their Cure. Philadelphia, 1906.Search "What to Do for the Head; a Compilation of the Most Important
                                        Symptoms of the Head and the Leading Remedies in Their Cure" by DIENST, GEORGE ELIAS: 1858-1932. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • What to Do for the Stomach; a Careful Arrangement of the Most Important Symptoms in Diseased Conditions of the Stomach and the Remedy Indicated in the Cure of These Symptoms. Philadelphia, 1907.Search "What to Do for the Stomach; a Careful Arrangement of the Most
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                                        Indicated in the Cure of These Symptoms" by DIENST, GEORGE ELIAS: 1858-1932. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

DIESSLIN, HOWARD GUSTAF: 1921-?

Howard Gustaf Diesslin was born in La Porte, Ind., on March. 16, 1921. He was married in 1944 and is the father of three children. All of his academic degrees were earned from Purdue University: B.S. in 1942, M.S. in 1947, and Ph.D. in 1949. At Purdue University Diesslin taught agricultural economics, 1948-1955; worked with the farm foundation, 1955-1962; and became director of the cooperative extension service in 1962. He served in the U.S. Navy, 1943-46.

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  • Budgeted Farm Production Loans of Production Credit Associations (withG. E. Heitz). Lafayette, Ind., 1950.Search "Budgeted Farm Production Loans of Production Credit
                                        Associations" by DIESSLIN, HOWARD GUSTAF: 1921-? in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Short-Term Agricultural Loans of Selected Indiana Banks. Lafayette, Ind., 1950.Search "Short-Term Agricultural Loans of Selected Indiana Banks" by DIESSLIN, HOWARD GUSTAF: 1921-? in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Insurance Program of Indiana Farmers (withGlen A. Quivey). Lafayette, Ind., 1954.Search "The Insurance Program of Indiana Farmers" by DIESSLIN, HOWARD GUSTAF: 1921-? in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

DIETTERT, REUBEN ARTHUR: 1901-?

A native of North Judson, Ind., Reuben Arthur Diettert was born on Sept. 22, 1901. He was married in 1926 and had three children. His academic degrees include the A.B. from DePauw University in 1925, M.S. from Michigan State College in 1927, and Ph.D. from the State University of Iowa in 1937. Diettert taught botany at Michigan State College, 1925-1927; the University of Idaho, 1927-1935; and the State University of Iowa, 1936-37. He joined the faculty of the University of Montana in 1937 and was department chairman, 1956-66.

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DILL, E. MILLARD: 1895-1961.

E. Millard Dill was born on Nov. 26, 1895, in Mooresville, Ind., the son of Howard and Nannie Hubbard Dill. He served in World War I; received the D.D.S. degree from Indiana Dental College in 1918; and practiced dentistry in Plainfield, Ind., 1919-33. He married Martha Gertrude Paddack and they had two children, Virginia and Robert. Dill was superintendent page: [169][View Page [169]] of Indiana Boys School, 1933-45, and became owner of the Dill Implement Company in Indianapolis and Greenfield. He was head of the Indiana Department of Public Welfare and superintendent of the Indiana Masonic Home in Franklin. He died on April. 18, 1961.

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DILL, PETER M.: 1852-1929.

Peter M. Dill was born in Morgan County, Ind., on Dec. 9, 1852, the son of Peter and Emily Patton Dill. He attended Franklin College; was married; and had one daughter, Edith. He was in the insurance business and died in Indianapolis in 1929.

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  • The Poems of Peter M. Dill; Published in His Memory by His Wife and Daughter. Indianapolis, 1929.Search "The Poems of Peter M. Dill; Published in His Memory by His Wife
                                        and Daughter" by DILL, PETER M.: 1852-1929. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

DILTS, JEROME J.: 1890-1961.

Jerome J. Dilts was born on March. 4, 1890, near Bryant, Ind. He was the son of John E. and Martha Northern Dihs. After graduation from Bryant High School in 1910, he attended Marion and Muncie normal schools, Manchester College, and Indiana University. Dilts taught in public schools in Indiana, California, and Ohio. He was also an ordained minister in the Wesleyan church. On March. 1, 1913, he married Lulu G. Bait and they had one daughter, Mary. Dilts died on Jan. 23, 1961.

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DINSMORE, ARTHUR MORRIS: ca. 1892-1947

Arthur Morris Dinsmore was born in Culver, Ind., about 1892. As a young man he toured with a stock company and later moved to Indianapolis. He served as city prosecutor, was a member of the city legal department, and practiced as an attorney. A veteran of World War I, Dinsmore died in Indianapolis on March. 26, 1947. His obituary indicates that he had two volumes of poetry published, but only one book was verified.

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DITTEMORE, JOHN VALENTINE: 1876-1937.

John Valentine Dittemore was born in Indianapolis, Ind., on Sept. 20, 1876, and was the son of John W. and Mary E. Cress Dittemore. He attended Ohio Military Institute and Phillips Academy. He married Edith L. Bingham on Feb. 16, 1898, and they had one daughter, Louise. Until 1908 Dittemore was president of the Federal Packing Company and vice president of Van Camp Packing Company. He served on the board of directors of the Christian Science Church, 1909-19, and was chairman of the board, Longyear Educational Foundation, 1921-25. He was editor of PROGRESS during 1930-31 and died on May. 10, 1937.

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  • The Evolution of Christian Science; a Brief Summary of Its Historical Development, Contemporary Attainments, and Future Destiny. Boston, 1925.Search "The Evolution of Christian Science; a Brief Summary of Its
                                        Historical Development, Contemporary Attainments, and Future Destiny" by DITTEMORE, JOHN VALENTINE: 1876-1937. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Mary Baker Eddy; the Truth and the Tradition (withErnest S. Bates). New York, 1932.Search "Mary Baker Eddy; the Truth and the Tradition" by DITTEMORE, JOHN VALENTINE: 1876-1937. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

DOBBINS, MARYBELLE KING (MRS. WILLIAM H.): 1900-?

Born in Muncie, Ind., on Sept. 6, 1900, Marybelle King is the daughter of Arthur D. and Grace Campbell King. She graduated from Muncie Central High School in 1919 and received the degrees of A.B. in 1923 and M.S. in 1960 from Indiana University, In 1925 she married William H. Dobbins and they had one son, John Bennett. Mrs. Dobbins taught at Columbus High School, 1923-1925 and 1958-66. She served on the boards of the first Girls' Club of Columbus and the first Girl Scout Council and has written a chapter on the new history of Bartholomew County.

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DOBSON, JAMES A. C.: 1833-1896.

James A. C. Dobson was born in Fayette County, Ind., on June. 14, 1833. He moved to Brownsburg, Ind., in 1857 and married Ann E. McQuown in 1858. He taught school in Boone County in the 1850s and was the first superintendent of schools in Hendricks County. Dobson served in the Civil War in 1862 and later was a dispensary steward at Dennison General Hospital for two years. He died in 1896.

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  • A Historical Sketch of Company K of the 79th Regiment, Indiana Volunteers. Plainfield, Ind., 1894.Search "A Historical Sketch of Company K of the 79th Regiment, Indiana
                                        Volunteers" by DOBSON, JAMES A. C.: 1833-1896. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

DONNELL, EMMA AMANDA: 1861-1937.

Born near Greensburg, Ind., on Sept. 29, 1861, Emma Amanda Donnell was the daughter of Jesse G. and Mary J. Donnell. She graduated from Greensburg High School and attended the College of Music of Cincinnati. Miss Donnell was organist and singer at the Kingston Presbyterian Church for fifty years. She served as president of the women's missionary societies of the Presbyterian church, Synod of Indiana, and died on Sept. 18, 1937.

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  • The Donnells and Their Macdonald Ancestors; a History and Genealogy, 157 [sic] -1917, A.D. (withJames Arthur Donnell). Greenfield, Ind., 1928.Search "The Donnells and Their Macdonald Ancestors; a History and
                                        Genealogy, 157 [sic] -1917, A.D" by DONNELL, EMMA AMANDA: 1861-1937. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

DOOLEY, CHANNING RICE: 1878-1956.

A native of Rockville, Ind., and born on April. 4, 1878, Channing Rice Dooley was the son of Rufus and Susan Rice Dooley. He received all of his academic degrees from Purdue University: B.S. in 1900, E.E. in 1902, and doctor of engineering in 1944. He married Inez Jones in 1907 and they had two children, Phyllis and David.

Dooley worked for the Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company as design engineer, 1902-11; head of the educational department, 1911-19; and president of Westinghouse Technical Night School, 1902-23. He was manager of personnel and training, Standard Oil Company ( New Jersey ), 1919-29, and personnel manager for Standard Oil Company ( New York ), 1929-32. From 1932 until his retirement in 1944, he was manager of industrial relations, Socony Vacuum Oil Company. He did special work for the federal government and the International Labour Organization. Dooley died on June. 25, 1956.

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DOOLITTLE, CHARLES LEANDER: 1843-1919.

Charles Leander Doolittle was born in Ontario, Ind., on Nov. 12, 1843, the son of Charles and Celia Doolittle. He received a C.E. degree from the University of Michigan in 1874. He married Martha Cloyes Farrand on Sept. 18, 1866, and they had one son, Eric. In 1882 he married his second wife, Helen Eugenia Wolle. Doolittle participated in the U.S. Boundary Survey, 1873-75, and was professor of mathematics and astronomy at Lehigh University, 1875-95. He taught at the University of Pennsylvania and was director of the Flower Astronomical Observatory, 1895-1912. He died on March. 3, 1919.

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  • A Treatise on Practical Astronomy, As Applied to Geodesy and Navigation. New York, 1885.Search "A Treatise on Practical Astronomy, As Applied to Geodesy and
                                        Navigation" by DOOLITTLE, CHARLES LEANDER: 1843-1919. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

DOPPELT, FREDERIC AUBREY: 1906-1972.

Frederic Aubrey Doppelt was born in Galacia, Poland, in 1906; reared in Bohemia during World War I; and moved to Chicago in 1920. He attended the University of Cincinnati and Hebrew Union College ( Cincinnati ) and was ordained a rabbi in 1931. He became rabbi of the Achduth Vesholom Temple (Fort Wayne, Ind.) in 1940 and was appointed rabbi emeritus in 1969. He was awarded the honorary degrees of doctor page: [171][View Page [171]] of divinity by Wilberforce University in 1947 and doctor of Hebrew letters by Hebrew Union College in 1956. In 1939 Rabbi Doppeh was cited for his national service on behalf of the Finnish Relief Fund by President Herbert Hoover. He was named Fort Wayne Man of the Year in 1963 and received the Allen County Bar Association's Liberty Bell in 1969. He died in Williamsburg, Va., on May. 6, 1972.

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DORNER, HERMAN BERNARD: 1878-

The son of Frederick and Margaret Sophia Eihl Dorner, Herman Bernard Dorner was born in Lafayette, Ind., in 1878. He earned the degrees of B.S. and M.S. from Purdue University. On June. 29, 1915, he married Anna Violet Simon. Dorner wrote general and special articles on floriculture.

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DOUGHERTY, RICHARD MARTIN: 1935-

Born on Jan. 17, 1935, in East Chicago, Ind., Richard Martin Dougherty is the son of Floyd C. and Harriet Martin Dougherty. He received the B.S. degree in 1959 from Purdue University and the degrees of M.L.S. in 1961 and Ph.D. in 1963 from Rutgers, The State University. On July. 8, 1954, he married Carole Mary Low and they had two daughters, Jill Ann and Jacquelyn.

Dougherty was a librarian trainee at Linden Public Library (N.J.), 1959-61; research associate at Rutgers, The State University, 1961-63; and head of acquisitions at the University of North Carolina Library, 1963-66. He was associate director of libraries at the University of Colorado, 1966-70, and professor of library science at Syracuse University, 1970-79. He became university librarian at the University of California ( Berkeley ) in 1972 and has edited several library periodicals.

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  • Scientific Management of Library Operations (withFred J. Heinritz). New York, 1966.Search "Scientific Management of Library Operations" by DOUGHERTY, RICHARD MARTIN: 1935- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Policies and Programs Designed to Improve Cooperation and Coordination Among Technical Services Operating Units (with others). Urbana, Ill., 1967.Search "Policies and Programs Designed to Improve Cooperation and
                                        Coordination Among Technical Services Operating Units (with others)" by DOUGHERTY, RICHARD MARTIN: 1935- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Investigation Concerning the Modification of the University of Illinois Computerized Serials Book Catalog to Achieve an Operative System at the University of Colorado Libraries (withJames G. Stephens). Washington, D.C., 1968.Search "Investigation Concerning the Modification of the University of
                                        Illinois Computerized Serials Book Catalog to Achieve an Operative System at the
                                        University of Colorado Libraries" by DOUGHERTY, RICHARD MARTIN: 1935- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Centralized Book Processing; a Feasibility Study Based on Colorado Academic Libraries (with others). New York, 1969.Search "Centralized Book Processing; a Feasibility Study Based on Colorado
                                        Academic Libraries (with others)" by DOUGHERTY, RICHARD MARTIN: 1935- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Centralized Processing for Academic Libraries (with others). Metuchen, N.J., 1971.Search "Centralized Processing for Academic Libraries (with
                                        others)" by DOUGHERTY, RICHARD MARTIN: 1935- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

DOUGHTY, WAYNE DYRE: 1929-1968.

Wayne Dyre Doughty was born in Evansville, Ind., in 1929, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Everett Doughty. He had a special interest in typography. About 1953 he moved to Tucson, Ariz., where he worked for a printing firm. Doughty was one of five Vanderburgh County authors honored at the eighteenth annual authors day awards by Indiana University. He died in 1968.

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DOUGLAS, LLOYD CASSEL: 1877-1951.

Lloyd Cassel Douglas was born in Columbia City, Ind., on Aug. 27 1877. He was the son of Alexander Jackson and Sarah Jane Cassel Douglas. He earned the degrees of A.B. in 1900 and A.M. in 1903 from Wittenburg College and a B.D. degree from Hamma Divinity School (Springfield, Ohio) in 1903. He married Besse Porch on April. 7, 1904, and they had two daughters, Besse and Virginia.

Douglas was ordained in the Lutheran ministry and served Zion Church (North Manchester, Richmond, Ind.), 1903-05. In 1915 he became a minister of the Congregational church and subsequently held pastorates in several cities. page: [172][View Page [172]] Retiring in 1933, Douglas devoted his time to lecturing and writing. He received a number of honorary degrees including the LL.D. from Gettysburg College, 1935, and the Litt.D. from Northeastern University, 1936. Many of his books were best sellers and he died on Feb. 13, 1951.

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DOUGLASS, BENJAMIN WALLACE: 1882-1939.

Benjamin Wallace Douglass was born in Indianapolis, Ind., on Feb. 7, 1882. He was the son of William and Catherine Jackson Douglass. He attended Central College of Physicians and Surgeons ( Indianapolis ), 1903-04, and married Clara Ziegler on Aug. 18, 1909. Douglass began his career in agriculture as a field agent with the Indiana State Board of Forestry, 1904-06, and served as Indiana State Entomologist, 1907-11. Entering private business as a fruit grower and canner, he remained with that industry until his death on Dec. 6, 1939. He was co-founder and honorary lifetime member of the Nature Study Club of Indiana and developed the Hickory Hill Farmstead Community.

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DOUVAN, ELIZABETH ANN MALCOLM: 1926-

A native of South Bend, Ind., Elizabeth Ann Malcolm Douvan was born on Nov. 3, 1926. She received the A.B. degree in 1946 from Vassar College and Ph.D. degree in 1951 from the University of Michigan. She was married in 1947. At the University of Michigan, Mrs. Douvan was study director of the survey research center, 1950-61, and began teaching psychology in 1961.

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  • Adolescent Girls; a Nation-Wide Study of Girls Between Eleven and Eighteen Years of Age Made for Girl Scouts of the U.S.A. (withCarol Kaye). Ann Arbor, 1957.Search "Adolescent Girls; a Nation-Wide Study of Girls Between Eleven and
                                        Eighteen Years of Age Made for Girl Scouts of the U.S.A" by DOUVAN, ELIZABETH ANN MALCOLM: 1926- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Adolescent Experience (withJoseph Adelson). New York, 1966.Search "The Adolescent Experience" by DOUVAN, ELIZABETH ANN MALCOLM: 1926- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

DOWNING, OLIVE INEZ: ca. 1888-1961.

Olive Inez Downing was born near Swayzee chool. She taught English, art, and music for a number of years and was the principal of Indiana schools in Kirklin, Galveston , and Wanatah. Miss Downing was founder and president of Poets Corner, Inc. ( Indianapolis ); was founder of Riley Red Rose Day honoring James Whitcomb Riley; and was instrumental in the movement establishing "Governor Plant-a-Tree-Day." She carried on correspondence with poets all over the world and presented the letters to Poets Corner, Inc. She wrote numerous poems and plays and was an artist. Miss Downing died in 1961.

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DOYLE, LYNNE: ca. 1940-

A novelist at eighteen years of age, Lynne Doyle was born about 1940 in Jasonville, Ind. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Doyle and began writing at the age of twelve. She graduated from Jasonville High School in 1957 and attended Indiana State Teachers College. Prior to the publication of her novel, Miss Doyle sold stories to magazines.

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DRAGOO, DON WAYNE: 1925-

Don Wayne Dragoo was born in Indianapolis, Ind., on Nov. 4, 1925. All of his academic degrees were received from Indiana University: A.B. in 1948, A.M. in 1949, and Ph.D. in 1957. He was married in 1946. Dragoo was an archaeologist for the Indiana Historical Bureau, 1949-50, and took part in the American Foundation Arabian Expedition, 1950-51. He joined the staff of the Carnegie Institute Museum in 1952 and became curator of the section of man in 1963. He taught at the University of Pittsburgh, 1959-63, and served in the U.S. Navy, 1944-46.

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DRAKE, THOMAS EDWARD: 1907-

Born in Indianapolis, Ind., on Aug. 12, 1907, Thomas Edward Drake was married in 1938 and had eight children. He obtained the following degrees: A.B. in 1928 from Stanford University, A.M. in 1930 from the University of Michigan, and Ph.D. in 1933 from Yale University. Drake taught history at Yale University, 1933-35, and the University of Minnesota, 1935-36. From 1936 until he retired in 1962, he taught at Haverford College and was curator of the Quaker collection. He was editor of the bulletin of the Friends' Historical Association, 1944-48.

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DRESSER, PAUL: 1857-1906.

Paul Dresser was born in Terre Haute, Ind., on April. 21, 1857. He was the son of John Paul and Sarah Schnab Dreiser. He married Mary Howard and in 1873 changed the spelling of his last name. Dresser was a member of various traveling shows and musical groups until 1900 and composed the official state song of Indiana, "On the Banks of the Wabash, Far Away." He died in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Jan. 30, 1906.

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  • The Songs of Paul Dresser, with an Introduction by His Brother, Theodore Dreiser. New York, 1927.Search "The Songs of Paul Dresser, with an Introduction by His Brother,
                                        Theodore Dreiser" by DRESSER, PAUL: 1857-1906. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

DRESSLAR, FLETCHER BASCOM: 1858-1930.

Fletcher Bascom Dresslar was born on Sept. 21, 1858, in Banta, Ind. He was the son of Archibald and Elizabeth Ann Bromwell Dresslar. He received the degrees of A.B. in 1899 and A.M. in 1892 from Indiana University and Ph.D. from Clark University in 1894. On Dec. 28, 1892, he married Cornelia Jerauld Welborn and they had two children, Otis Welborn and Oscar Welborn. He married his second wife, Minnie Bryan Fischer, in 1922.

Dresslar taught at the State Normal School (Los Angeles), 1894-97, and the University of California, 1897-1909. He was dean of the school of education at the University of Alabama, 1909-11, and served as a specialist in school hygiene and sanitation for the Federal Bureau of Education, 1911-12. He became professor of school hygiene at George Peabody College for page: [174][View Page [174]] Teachers in 1912 and remained on that faculty until his death on Jan. 19, 1930.

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DREYFUS, HUBERT LEDERER: 1929-

Hubert Lederer Dreyfus was born in Terre Haute, Ind., on Oct. 15, 1929, the son of Stanley S. and Irene Lederer Dreyfus. He earned the following degrees from Harvard University: A.B. in 1951, A.M. in 1952, and Ph.D. in 1964. He married Patricia Allen. Dreyfus taught philosophy at Brandeis University, 1957-59, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1960-68. He started teaching at the University of California ( Berkeley ) in 1968. He was a consultant to the Rand Corporation and has received several grants from the National Science Foundation and the American Council of Learned Societies.

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DREYFUS, STUART E.: 1931-

Stuart E. Dreyfus is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley S. Dreyfus. He was born on Oct. 19, 1931, in Terre Haute, Ind. From Harvard University he received the A.B. degree in 1953 and the Ph.D. degree in 1964. On June. 20, 1970, he married Bonnie Steinbock. From 1955 to 1966 Dreyfus was a mathematician for the Rand Corporation and in 1966 he became associate professor of operations research at the University of California ( Berkeley ).

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DROKE, MAXWELL: 1896-1959.

Maxwell Droke was born in Chattanooga, Tenn., on Jan. 8, 1896. He was the son of J. Devault and Elizabeth Scott Droke. He was educated by private tutors and married Lora Pinnell on June. 24, 1920. Droke began working as a newspaper columnist and editor. He was vice president of the Direct Advertising Corporation ( Indianapolis ) in 1921 and became an industrial merchandising counsel in 1923. He founded QUOTE, a weekly digest, in 1941; lectured at Butler University; and edited several volumes of speeches and stories. Droke was editor of THE MESSENGER, a publication sent to members of the armed forces by Protestant churches, and died on Nov. 8, 1959.

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DRUECK, CHARLES JOHN: 1873-1945.

A native of North Liberty, Ind., and born on June. 20, 1873, Charles John Drueck was the son of Gustavus Philip and Sarah Ann Parsons Drueck. He received the M.D. degree from Northwestern University in 1896. On Oct. 22, 1902, he married Helen Mabel Martin and they had three children: Margaret Sarah, Charles Martin, and Helen Alice. Drueck was a specialist in the treatment of rectal and intestinal diseases. He taught page: [175][View Page [175]] at several medical schools and was connected with four hospitals in the Chicago area from 1910 to 1945. He died in Chicago on June. 30, 1945.

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DRYER, CHARLES REDWAY: 1850-1927.

Charles Redway Dryer was born in Victor, N.Y., on Aug. 31, 1850, and was the son of Daniel and Fidelia Perry Dryer. He received an A.B. degree from Hamilton College in 1871 and an M.D. degree from the University of Buffalo in 1876. He married Alice Mary Peacock in 1874 and they had four children: Helen Eliza, Alice Judith, Reginald Peacock, and Clare Mary. Dryer taught in Fort Wayne ( Ind. ) high schools, 1877-90, and at the Fort Wayne College of Medicine, 1878-93. He was a chemist for the Fort Wayne Electric Company, 1890-93, and professor of geography and geology at Indiana State Normal School, 1893-1913. He worked as an assistant in the Indiana Geological Survey from 1886 to 1893 and died on March. 21, 1927.

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DuBOIS, SHIRLEY LOLA GRAHAM (MRS. W. E. B.): 1906-

Born on Nov. 11, 1906, in Indianapolis, Ind., Shirley Lola Graham is the daughter of David Andrew and Etta Bell Graham. She earned the degrees of A.B. in 1934 and A.M. in 1935 from Oberlin College and studied at Yale Drama School, New York University, and the Sorbonne. Her first husband was Shadrach T. McCants and they had one son, David. She married W. E. B. DuBois in 1951. Mrs. DuBois has written words and music for children's opera and has received awards for her writing.

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DUBRIDGE, LEE ALVIN: 1901-

The son of Frederick Alvin and Elizabeth Rebecca Brown DuBridge, Lee Alvin DuBridge was born in Terre Haute, Ind., in 1901. He attended public schools in Iowa, California, Montana, and Michigan . He earned an A.B. degree from Cornell College in 1922 and the degrees of A.M. in 1924 and Ph.D. in 1926 from the University of Wisconsin. He married Doris May on Sept. 1, 1925, and they had two children, Barbara and Richard Alvin. DuBridge taught at Washington University, 1928-33, and the University of Rochester, 1933-46. Taking leave of absence during World War II, he was head of the National Defense Research Committee and the Radiation Laboratory (Mass.). In 1946 he became president of California Institute of Technology. He has served on a number of advisory boards and has been awarded several honorary degrees.

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DUELL, PRENTICE: 1894-1960.

Prentice Duell was born in New Albany, Ind., on Aug. 17, 1894. He was the son of Martin H. and Mary Hannah Gray Duell. He received an A.B. degree from the University of California, 1916; an A.M. degree from the University of Arizona, 1917; and an M.Arch. degree from Harvard University, 1924. Duell taught at the University of Illinois, 1921-22; the University of Cincinnati, 1925-27; and Bryn Mawr College, 1927-30. He was an archaeologist in the restoration of Williamsburg, Va., 1929-31, and later did research in Egypt under the auspices of the University of Chicago. From 1939 until his death on April. 16, 1960, he was a research fellow in Etruscan art at the Fogg Museum of Art, Harvard University. Duell participated in World War I as a balloonist.

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  • Mission Architecture As Examplified [sic] in San Xavier del Bac; Including a Complete List of the Missions in the Southeast; Also a Bibliography of the Manuscripts and Works Pertaining to the Subject. Tucson, Ariz., 1919.Search "Mission Architecture As Examplified [sic] in San Xavier del Bac;
                                        Including a Complete List of the Missions in the Southeast; Also a Bibliography
                                        of the Manuscripts and Works Pertaining to the Subject" by DUELL, PRENTICE: 1894-1960. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Tomba del Triclinio, at Tarquinia. 1927.Search "The Tomba del Triclinio, at Tarquinia" by DUELL, PRENTICE: 1894-1960. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Mastaba of Mereruka, at Sakkarah. Chicago, 1938. 2 vols.Search "The Mastaba of Mereruka, at Sakkarah" by DUELL, PRENTICE: 1894-1960. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

DUEY, PHILIP ALEXANDER: 1901-

Born in Macy, Ind., on June 22, 1901, Philip Alexander Duey is the son of Alfred B. and Mary Ellen Grelle Duey. He earned the degrees of A.B. in 1924 and M.Mus. in 1938 from Indiana University; studied at the Juilliard Graduate School; and received the degrees of A.M. in 1943 and Ph.D. in 1950 from Columbia University. He married Catherine Sroufe on June. 5, 1926, and they had two children, James and Barbara. Duey worked with the American Federation of Radio Artists on the New York local board, 1938-46, and the national board, 1941-44. He taught music in New York state, 1944-45, and was head of the music department at Butler University, 1946-47. In 1947 he joined the faculty of the University of Michigan as professor of voice, director of the men's glee club, and chairman of the voice department. He has performed in opera, radio, television, and broadway shows and has contributed to encyclopedias.

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DUFOUR, PERRET: 1807-1884.

Perret Dufour was born in Jessamine County, Ky., on Aug. 21, 1807, the son of John Francis and Mary Crutchfield Dufour. In 1809 the family moved to Vevay, Ind., where he lived most of his life. He married Eliza M. Clarkson on Dec. 30, 1830. Dufour worked as a store clerk in Lewisburg, Ohio, for five years and was in the mercantile business with his father in Vevay , 1830-34. In 1835 he formed a partnership with his father-in-law, Judge Abner Clarkson, in the business of buying and trading produce that continued until after the Civil War. He served as Justice of the Peace, 1832-42 and 1870-78, and postmaster, 1839-41 and 1845-49. Dufour was a member of the state legislature, 1842-43, and was appointed to appraise the real estate of the county in 1851. In 1850 he and his father drew up a charter for the newly organized company known as Vevay, Mount Sterling, and Versailles Turnpike. He died in Vevay on Jan. 5, 1884.

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DUGDALE, KATHLEEN: 1897-

Kathleen Dugdale was born in Indianapolis, Ind., on June. 20, 1897. She received the A.B. degree from Butler University in 1922 and the A.M. degree in education from Indiana University in 1927. Miss Dugdale taught high school English in Francesville, Ind., 1923-25, and became editor of publications for the school of education, Indiana University, in 1926. Since her retirement in 1967, she has edited books for individuals and government reports for businesses.

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DUMBLE, EDWIN THEODORE: 1852-1927

Edwin Theodore Dumble was born on March. 28, 1852, in Madison, Ind., and was the son of James F. and Mary A. Dumble. He received the B.S. degree and Sc.D. degree from Washington and Lee University. He married Fanny Doswell Gray on June. 14, 1876, and they had two daughters. Dumble began his career as a geologist for the state of Texas , 1887-96. He later was a consulting geologist for several oil companies and manager of oil properties. He was a fellow of the Geological Society of America and the American Academy for the Advancement of Science and died on Jan. 26, 1927.

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DUNBAR, JOHN ORVAL: 1920-

John Orval Dunbar was born in Monticello, Ind., on April. 25, 1920. He was married in 1945 and is the father of two children. He obtained the following academic degrees from Purdue University: B.S. in 1942, M.S. in 1948, and Ph.D. in 1954. Dunbar began teaching agricultural economics at Purdue University in 1947 and became assistant director of the cooperative extension service in 1966. He served in the U.S. Army Air Force, 1942-46.

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DUNCAN, JOHN CHARLES: 1882-

John Charles Duncan was born near Knightstown, Ind., on Feb. 8, 1882, the son of Daniel Davidson and Naomi Jessup Duncan. He earned the degrees of A.B. in 1905 and A.M. in 1906 from Indiana University and a Ph.D. degree from the University of California in 1909. He married Katharine Armington Bullard on Dec. 29, 1906, and they had one daughter, Eunice Naomi. Duncan taught at Indiana University in 1904- 05 and 1906-07; Harvard University, 1909-16; and Radcliffe College, 1911-16. In 1916 he became professor of astronomy and director, Whitin Observatory, Wellesley College, where he remained for many years.

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DUNCAN, JOHN PAUL: 1909-

The son of John David and Ethel Thornberry Duncan, John Paul Duncan was born in Indianapolis, Ind., on Aug. 15, 1909. He earned the A.B. degree in 1932 from Butler University and A.M. degree in 1938 and Ph.D. degree in 1941 from Indiana University. He married Bernice G. Giltner on Feb. 16, 1935. Duncan taught at Butler University, 1933-38; Indiana University, 1938-39 and 1940-41; the University of Akron, 1942-45; and Oklahoma State University, 1945-46. He started teaching political science in 1946 at the University of Oklahoma. He was a minister of Christian churches in Omega, Ind.; Akron, Ohio; and Sumner, Okla. He has continued preaching in Norman, Okla., and has been president of the Oklahoma Council of Churches. He has served as president of the Oklahoma division of the U.N. Association and has received several teaching awards.

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  • An Appraisal of Workmen's Compensation Insurance Systems (with Special Reference to Indiana). Bloomington, Ind., 1939.Search "An Appraisal of Workmen's Compensation Insurance Systems
                                        (with Special Reference to Indiana)" by DUNCAN, JOHN PAUL: 1909- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Control of the City Government of Indianapolis, Evidenced by the Forces Determining Its Ordinances, 1925-1941. Akron, Ohio, 1945.Search "Control of the City Government of Indianapolis, Evidenced by the
                                        Forces Determining Its Ordinances, 1925-1941" by DUNCAN, JOHN PAUL: 1909- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • County Government; an Analysis. Oklahoma City, Okla., 1948.Search "County Government; an Analysis" by DUNCAN, JOHN PAUL: 1909- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • City Government, Constitutional Data. Oklahoma City, Okla., 1949.Search "City Government, Constitutional Data" by DUNCAN, JOHN PAUL: 1909- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Constitutional Government in U.S. and Britain. 1953.Search "Constitutional Government in U.S. and Britain" by DUNCAN, JOHN PAUL: 1909- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

DUNCAN, WALTER JACK: 1881-1941

Walter Jack Duncan was born in Indianapolis, Ind., on Jan. 1, 1881, the son of James Staples and Rosalie page: [178][View Page [178]] Emily Jack Duncan. He attended the Art Students' League (New York City), 1899-1902, and was a pupil of John Twatchman. Duncan began working with CENTURY MAGAZINE in 1903; SCRIBNER'S MAGAZINE in 1905; McCLURE'S MAGAZINE in 1907; and HARPER'S MAGAZINE in 1912. He illustrated books by Christopher Morley, Booth Tarkington, and other authors. He served in the U.S. Army during World War I; was appointed one of the official artists of the A.E.F.; and made drawings and sketches for official records of the war. Duncan became an instructor at the Art Students' League in 1925 and died on April. 11, 1941.

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DUNGAN, JAMES M.: 1851-1925

James M. Dungan was born in Johnson County, Ind., on Dec. 31, 1851. After graduating from the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, he taught at Franklin College. In 1895 he founded the Indianapolis College of Music and later became director of the Indianapolis Piano College. His first wife was Helen Silcott and in 1915 he married Alice Hughes. Dungan composed sacred music and gospel hymns, the latter in collaboration with E. O. Excell. He died on Feb. 6, 1925.

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  • Normal Piano-Forte Method, Consisting of a Systematic and Progressive Graded Course of Instruction. … Lafayette, Richmond, Ind., 1890.Search "Normal Piano-Forte Method, Consisting of a Systematic and
                                        Progressive Graded Course of Instruction. … Lafayette" by DUNGAN, JAMES M.: 1851-1925 in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Normal Text-Book, a Work Devoted to General Musical Information. … Lafayette, Richmond, Ind., 1890.Search "The Normal Text-Book, a Work Devoted to General Musical
                                        Information. … Lafayette" by DUNGAN, JAMES M.: 1851-1925 in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

DUNHAM, MONTREW GOETZ (MRS. ROBERT E.): 1919-

Born on Sept. 19, 1919, in Indianapolis, Ind., Montrew Goetz is the daughter of Albert Howard and Idella Darling Goetz. She married Robert E. Dunham on Aug. 29, 1942, and they had four children: Charles, Diane, Denise, and James. She received the A.B. degree, from Butler University in 1941 and the A.M. degree from Northwestern University in 1966. She worked as a senior interviewer and vocational counselor for the U.S. Employment Service (Chicago), 1941-46.

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DUNKEL, WILBUR DWIGHT: 1901-

Wilbur Dwight Dunkel was born in Elwood, Ind., on Feb. 15, 1901. He was married in 1925 and had two children. He received the A.B. degree from Indiana University, 1922; the A.M. degree from Harvard University, 1923; and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Chicago, 1925. Dunkel was a member of the English faculty at the University of Rochester from 1925 until his retirement in 1966. He was a visiting professor at the University of Hull (England) and a Folger Shakespeare Library fellow.

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DUNKIN, PAUL S.: 1905-

A native of Flora, Ind., Paul S. Dunkin was born on Sept. 28, 1905, the son of Edgar Ward and Daisy Shaner Dunkin. He received the A.B. degree from DePauw University in 1929 and earned the degrees of A.M. in 1931, B.S. in 1935, and Ph.D. in 1937 from the University of Illinois. He married Gladys Hammond on March. 17, 1935, and they had one daughter, Anne. At Folger Shakespeare Library Dunkin was senior cataloger, 1937-50, and chief of technical processes, 1950-59. From 1959 until his retirement in 1971, he was professor of library science at Rutgers, The State University. He was editor of LIBRARY RESOURCES AND TECHNICAL SERVICES, 1967-71.

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DUNLOP, GEORGE HOWARD: 1858-1941

Born in Indianapolis, Ind., on July. 19, 1868, George Howard Dunlop was the son of John Swan and Jane Marilla John Dunlop. He attended Boys Classical School in Indianapolis and DePauw University. In 1887 he moved to Los Angeles where he worked while studying law. He was admitted to the California bar in 1889. He married Zella Myra Sackett on June. 1, 1907, and they had one daughter, Zella Katherine. Dunlop devoted most of his life to real estate investments and public activities. Before Hollywood was annexed to Los Angeles in 1910, he was president of the city board of trustees and mayor. He assisted in drafting the charter of Los Angeles in 1923 and was active in municipal and state affairs. He died in Hollywood on Aug. 12, 1941.

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  • The Simplification of Modern Government As Required by a Well Balanced Civilization. Hollywood, Calif., 1937.5 vols.Search "The Simplification of Modern Government As Required by a Well
                                        Balanced Civilization" by DUNLOP, GEORGE HOWARD: 1858-1941 in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

DUNN, CATHERINE TATE: 1859-1940

Catherine Tate Dunn was born near Evansville, Ind., on Jan. 10, 1859, the daughter of Jacob Piatt and Harriett Louise Tate Dunn. The family moved to Indianapolis in 1861. Miss Dunn attended public and private schools and the preparatory school at Earlham College. She taught in the Indianapolis public schools for thirty years and at the National Cathedral School in Washington, D.C. She retired in 1929 and died in 1940.

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DUNN, WILLIAM J.: 1906-

The son of William Nathan and Fannie Miller Dunn, William J. Dunn was born in Rosedale, Ind., on July. 1, 1906. He attended Taylor University for two years. Married to Catherine Beltzner on Jan. 10, 1929, they had one daughter, Patricia. Dunn was employed by United Press International and Associated Press, 1926-34, and was public relations director for American Airlines, 1934-38. He was a war correspondent for the Columbia Broadcasting System, 1939-46, and worked for twelve years in the Philippine Islands as executive vice president of the Manila Broadcasting Company and general manager of J. Walter Thompson Company. He did free-lance writing in France and Italy during 1959-66 and became director of public relations, British West Indies Airlines International (New York), in 1969.

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Du SHANE, DONALD: 1885-1947.

Donald Du Shane was born in South Bend, Ind., on June. 5, 1885. He was the son of James and Emma Anderson Du Shane. He earned the B.S. and A.M. degrees in 1906 and 1913 respectively from Hanover College and the M.S. degree in 1916 from the University of Wisconsin. He married Harriette McLelland on June. 29, 1907, and they had three children: Donald McLelland, Graham Phillips, and James William.

Du Shane began his career as a teacher in Indiana public schools, 1906-10. He was superintendent of schools in Indiana in Madison, 1911-16; Clinton , 1916-18; and Columbus, 1918-41. He subsequently served as executive secretary, National Commission for the Defense of Democracy Through Education, until his death on March. 11, 1947. He was a trustee of the Indiana State Teachers Retirement Fund, 1921-33, and wrote several Indiana legislative acts concerning education. Du Shane received honorary LL.D. degrees from Wabash College in 1939 and Butler University in 1941.

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DUVALL, TRUMBULL GILLETTE: 1861-

Trumbull Gillette Duvall was born in Indianapolis, Ind., on Marchao, 1861. He was the son of David Cornelius and Sophronia Alice Nelson Duvall. He received an A.B. degree from DePauw University, 1888, and an honorary LL.D. degree, 1938; an S.T.B. degree from Boston University School of Theology, 1889; and a Ph.D. degree (Tubingen, Germany), 1902. He married Adella Louise Ogden on Aug. 29, 1894, and they had one daughter, Mary Ogden. Duvall taught at DePauw University, 1892-95. In 1895 he became professor of philosophy at Ohio Wesleyan University and was appointed professor emeritus in 1931. He also served as dean of the college, 1900-05.

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DYER, KATE GAMBOLD (MRS. JOHN A.): ca. 1880-

Kate Gambold was born about 1880 in Veedersburg, Ind., the daughter of Julius and Adeline Clawson Gambold. Her father who was a schoolteacher began tutoring her at the age of four. When she was ten years old her family moved to Indianapolis where she graduated from Manual Training High School. After teaching school for two years in Sterling and Veedersburg, she married John A. Dyer and returned to Indianapolis . They had three children: Kathleen, Rosemary, and John Dyer, Jr. Mrs. Dyer has taken courses in English and writing at Butler University and Indiana University and has won numerous contests in writing. She has had stories published in newspapers and magazines and has written the words and music for several pageants. She was a Sunday school teacher for nearly fifty years and belongs to the Woman's Press Club and other literary organizations. Mrs. Dyer has lived all of her life in Indiana.

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